Definition of Trellis

1. Noun. Latticework used to support climbing plants.

Exact synonyms: Treillage
Specialized synonyms: Espalier
Generic synonyms: Fretwork, Lattice, Latticework



2. Verb. Train on a trellis, as of a vine.
Generic synonyms: Train

Definition of Trellis

1. n. A structure or frame of crossbarred work, or latticework, used for various purposes, as for screens or for supporting plants.

Definition of Trellis

1. Noun. An outdoor garden frame which can be used for partitioning a common area. ¹

2. Noun. An outdoor garden frame which can be used to grow vines or other climbing plants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trellis

1. to provide with a trellis (a frame used as a support for climbing plants) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Trellis

1. A structure or frame of crossbarred work, or latticework, used for various purposes, as for screens or for supporting plants. Origin: OE. Relis, F. Treillis, fr. Treille vine arbor, fr. L. Tricla, triclea, triclia, a bower, arbor, summer house. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trellis

treife
treillage
treillages
treille
treilles
trek
trekked
trekker
trekkers
trekking
treknobabble
treks
trekschuit
trekschuits
trelice
trellis (current term)
trellised
trellises
trellising
trelliswork
trellisworks
tremas
tremata
trematic
trematoda
trematode
trematode infections
trematode worm
trematodea

Literary usage of Trellis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pruning-book: A Monograph of the Pruning and Training of Plants as by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1898)
"It is doubtful, however, if any variety should be set less than eight feet apart for trellis culture. In Virginia and southward, where the growth is large ..."

2. Garden Planning by William Snow Rogers (1911)
"In erecting a screen of trellis a well-framed support should be provided, as there is very little strength or stiffness in the trellis itself. ..."

3. General report of the agricultural state and political circumstances of Scotland by John Sinclair (1814)
"Double trellis Frame. 1$ the year 1790, ... a double trellis frame for (lie training and ... and two fruit-branches on the lower trellis. ..."

4. Gardens: Their Form and Design by Frances Garnet Wolseley Wolseley (1919)
"A trellis means lattice-work of crossed threads or woven " with three sorts of ... We will first take— I. trellis There is something rather fairy-like about ..."

5. Theory of Structures and Strength of Materials by Henry Taylor Bovey (1893)
"trellis or Lattice Girders.—The ordinary trellis or lattice girder consists of a pair of ... The system of trellis is said to be single, double, or treble, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"... ill»ligua" (the wooden trellis work, such ш that ¡s Paulinus' church at Tyre) ... at Tyre, the screen was a trellis work oí wood of the most slender ..."

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